Veoh to screen Viacom’s MTV videos on web

MUMBAI: Veoh Networks, a provider of internet videos and Viacom’s MTV Networks have signed a deal that will allow Veoh viewers to find and watch programming from Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, CMT, Logo, The N, Spike TV, AtomFilms and GameTrailers.

“MTV Networks (MTVN) has created some of the most popular, innovative shows on television, so we are very excited to bring their programming to Veoh’s highly-engaged viewers,” said Veoh Networks CEO Steve Mitgang. “With the addition of MTVN’s content to our broad selection of video, Veoh is now the ultimate source for both network and independent TV programming on the Web.”

“We are very pleased to offer our audiences the opportunity to interact with our content on a premium site like Veoh,” said MTVN executive vice president, digital distribution and business development Greg Clayman.

This move collaborates with Veoh’s strategy that aims at giving viewers access to network television as well as independent studio productions and user-generated content – all through one easy-to-use service.

“Veoh offers a significant opportunity for publishers and advertisers alike to reach a deeply engaged and rapidly growing audience online. By partnering with Veoh, major media companies can not only make their content available to a wider audience, but also deliver additional valuable traffic to their advertising partners,” added Mitgang.